The dramatic masterpiece
An electrifying whirlwind of revenge, Verdi's Rigoletto is a must-see for all opera-goers, be they seasoned or beginners. Blazing and intense, it tells the story of a curse thrown by a grieving father and the far-reaching influence of paranoia and vengeance as the title character fights to protect his beloved daughter. Combined with a heart-wrenching score that reflects the white-hot heat of passion, don't miss this unforgettable production, presented by the Florida Grand Opera.
What is the story?
The ultimate tale of searing jealousy, vengeance and sacrifice, Rigoletto follows the misfortunes of its titular character. A clown in the court of the Duke of Mantua, he's extremely skilled at humiliating courtiers, much to the amusement of the Duke. Yet, when his sharp tongue goes too far and the lustful Duke seduces his daughter Gilda, a spiral of devastation threatens to consume them all, leading to a fiery and heart-stopping finale.